First LED DMS Installed in the State of Oregon
Colorado Springs, Colo., September 2, 2014 – Skyline Products announced today that November 2014 is the 20th anniversary of the company’s first LED Dynamic Message Sign (DMS) installation. The first ever Skyline Products LED DMS were installed in Oregon and are still in use today.
Since opening its doors in 1970, Skyline Products’ signs have become an integral part of the Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) infrastructure, safely notifying motorists of critical advisories. Skyline Products LED DMS feature pure amber AlInGaP LEDs for uniform color and brightness, fully welded aluminum sign housing designed to AASHTO Standard Specifications for Structural Supports, and 0-10 degree mounting brackets for flexible installations. Additionally Skyline Products industry exclusive True Message Legibility Verification feature allows the operator to see exactly what is visibly displayed to the motorist on an individual pixel basis, including any errors.
“We are pleased with the reliability and durability we have experienced with Skyline Products’ LED DMS,” said Doug Spencer, ITS Standards Engineer with Oregon DOT. “It’s been 20 years of low maintenance but high return on these Skyline Products’ signs and we’re looking forward to many more years.”
“Celebrating the 20 year anniversary of our LED DMS is a great milestone and we’re thrilled to share that with Oregon DOT,” said Chip Stadjuhar, President and CEO of Skyline Products.
Stadjuhar adds, “Since our beginning we have made industry best products that truly impact the transportation industry for the better. Our CLEAR™, reliable, and quality signage convey vital, real-time information for traveler safety.”
Skyline has been manufacturing ITS-grade® DMS since 1971 and ITS-grade LED DMS signs since 1994. With over 2,600 ITS-grade LED DMS installed across North America, Skyline is an industry leader and considered to produce the most legible and reliable LED DMS in the industry. Products include LED DMS, Rotary Drum CMS, Scrolling Film CMS, and EnvoyDMS Central Control Software. Skyline’s LED DMS are available in amber and full color with both Walk-in and Lift-face configurations. The central control software, EnvoyDMS, is an extremely robust, easy-to-use, NTCIP-compliant sign control software solution, compatible with all DMS.